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my daughter moved into a flat that was infested with rodents.
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I HAVE SIGNED AN ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCY AGREEMENT WITH A
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Hi, this concerns an issue regarding my rights as a tenant.
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I am renting a flat from a letting agent, I paid a month and
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our rental tenancy agreement came to an end 26th july. we signed
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